Yokohama, Japan, October 1, 2018 - Japan delighted another big crowd at Yokohama Arena on Monday night by defeating Mexico 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-15) in Pool A to improve their win-loss record to 2-1. Mexico slipped to 1-2. It was a fine team effort by Japan, whose chief scorers were southpaw Miyu Nagaoka (14 points/10 spikes), Yuki Ishii (13/12 spikes) and Mami Uchiseto (9/3 aces). Japan recorded a total of 13 service aces. Mexico replied with 10 points apiece for captain Andrea Rangel, Samantha Bricio and Melanie Parra.